MSc Rokhya Bhano Kaligatla


Tel.: 0381 498 6075


Schwerpunkte und Forschungsinteressen

  • Phytoplankton ecology of lakes and estuaries
  • Ecological response of Microalgal communities to changing environmental conditions
  •  Microalgal physiology


Aktuelle Projekte

“Rapid, event-driven shortcuts between benthic nutrients and phytoplankton in inland and coastal waters”

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

Oct 2017- Oct 2020: Masters degree in Biological Oceanography (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)

Master thesis: The effects of Artificial Upwelling on the Phytoplankton community composition and succession: A Mesocosm study

June 2014 - June 2017: Bachelor degree in Biology and Chemistry (Andhra University, India)

Bachelor thesis: Zero Energy Cool Chamber

Oct 2020- Dec 2020: Internship at ‘Coastal research and Management (CRM)’, Kiel – Estimating Dispersal distances of Fucus vesiculosus eggs from their sinking velocities

May 2019- March 2020: HiWi position - Determining particulate organic matter in seawater

September 2018: Worked for ‘Go Jelly’ Project on a research cruise (Poseidon)

Oct 2018- Dec 2018: Worked for ‘OceanArtUp’ Project with off shore mesocosms in Gran Canaria, Spain

Dec 2017- Mar 2019: HiWi position - Phytoplankton ecology

May 2016: Internship at KVK, Indian council for agricultural research during Bachelors – ‘Soil analysis’ and ‘Construction and analysis of zero energy cool chamber’